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Synopsis: From Voltaire to Marx and Engels, this anthology explores history from the viewpoint of historians. The text includes influential works such as “The New Philosophical History” by Voltaire, “History as Biography” by Thomas Carlyle, and “A New Economic History” by R. W. Fogel.
"I cannot imagine a more engaging and instructive introduction to the fascinations of historical writing than Fritz Stern's classic The Varieties of History."—Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., City University of New York
"This book contains not only an excellent selection of passages which characterize the ideas and the work of leading historians from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, but the book in its entirety provides a stimulating survey of the entire development of modern historiography."—Felix Gilbert, The Institute for Advanced Study
"It is by all odds the best kind of introduction to the study and, what is more, to the enjoyment, of history."—Crane Brinton
From the Back Cover: This is a book by historians about history, personal reflections on an ancient but ever varying discipline. As the present work will show, modern historians have written in a variety of genres, but the multiplicity of style cannot obscure the two basic tendencies which have affected all modern historians: the transformation of history into an academic discipline and society's growing demand for history.
Title: The varieties of history : from Voltaire to ...
Publisher: World Publishing
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Vintage Books, New York, 1956. paperback. Condition: Fair. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP3064280
Book Description Vintage Books, New York, 1956. paperback. Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP8142381
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Book Description Vintage Books, New York, 1956. paperback. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP63704958
Book Description Vintage June 1973, 1973. Paper Back. Condition: Acceptable. Seller Inventory # 124619
Book Description Random House USA Inc, 1988. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Varieties Of History: From Voltaire to the Present. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Seller Inventory # 7719-9780394719627
Book Description Random House USA Inc 07/10/1988, 1988. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780394719627